Manchester United F.C. Crush LA Galaxy 7-0 in Louis Van Gaal's First Game as Manager

Two goals each from Wayne Rooney, Ashley Young and Reece James and one from Danny Welbeck saw Manchester United begin life under Louis Van Gaal in style in their pre-season game against LA Galaxy.

updated: July 24, 2014 12:31 IST
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Manchester United players celebrate during their 7-0 win over LA Galaxy in a pre-season game

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Louis van Gaal's reign as manager of Manchester United got off to a rousing start on Wednesday with a 7-0 friendly victory over Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy.

In the first match of van Gaal's tenure, Wayne Rooney scored twice in the first half, converting a penalty in the 42nd minute after Galaxy midfielder A.J. Delagarza handled a cross from Antonio Valencia.

Three minutes later, Los Angeles defender Tommy Meyer failed to intercept Danny Welbeck's cross, giving Rooney another chance to beat Jaime Penedo.

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